ARCO / LAGO DI GARDA
VIVERE SUITES AND ROOMS
Address:via Epifanio Gobbi
SUFFUSIONS OF SIMPLICITY
DECKING • VINEYARDS • POOLS • CUBIC • MODERNIST • NATURAL • ECO • SPACIOUS • SMOOTH • CHILLED • TIMELESS • GROWNUP • EASY • LAID-BACK • TRENTINO • ARCO • LAKE GARDA
The design of the Vivere Suites is bold, crisp, unimposing, yet every bit subtle and sophisticated, Vivere lets the landscapes carved by the glaciers take a Zen-like centre stage, mindfully complementing + respecting the surrounds with a fabulously modernist low-rise build.
Crisp, cuboid structures frame the ancient vineyards, whilst generous open spaces dissolve the barriers of the internal and external – allowing nature to flood the place with the scents, sights + sounds.
We loved the contrasts and the clever usage of local stonewalling with rusted steel panels - raw elements that act as a protective skin whilst lending an appearance of age, substance and seriousness.
Here you naturally sense that you are close to Lake Garda at the foothills of the Arco Mountains and you sense that this is a private place crafted with passion and respect.
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Meet Maria Svensson and Lisa Leierth, two wool-loving ladies from Gothenburg on the Swedish west coast. Based in an art-collective studio space with ten other designers and artists, they create the knitwear that they had always dreamed of wearing.MORE
Sitting in the Adriatic just off the Dalmatian coast is the island of Korčula, a little lush haven of verdant and fertile lands masked in thick woodlands dotted with excellent vineyards, olive groves and countless small hamlets brimming with traditional local produce.MORE
WIDDER HOTEL ZURICH – where the creative entrepreneur hooks up alongside the corporate affairs of business, making it an embassy, a club for the modern cosmocrat.MORE
Ever since the Grand Tour, Taormina remains terribly seductive with a holiday combo of sun, culture, great food, fun and dollops of sophisticated style set to a boho vibe. Perched above the Ionian sea Taormina is one of those deliciously small Mediterranean coastal towns that despite being an hotlist destination, still maintains small, off the radar eateries and hidden corners that bring the flavours of Sicily right home.MORE
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Hotel Omm & Spa - Passeig de Gràcia, Barcelona has long been the hot destination in this posh end of town and despite being a luxury pad, it has a chilled vibe complete with Michelin star dining, and a bijou Spa that punches high on the score card of relaxation.MORE
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The ancient Old Town of Salzburg plays host to a lively month of sheer food heaven for the 6th time under the motto of EAT & MEET from 1-31 March. Some 80 events are tabled across 30 different venues bringing the local folk and visitors who flock here each year together.MORE